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Meet Our Chefs

Posted on 07/30/2015 by Jean Sexton

Fresh, estate-grown and locally-sourced ingredients inspire our talented chefs to create menus influenced by the rich agricultural heritage of Western North Carolina and the legendary hospitality...

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Meet Our Farmers

Posted on 07/30/2015 by Jean Sexton

From the beginning, George Vanderbilt envisioned Biltmore as a working estate and farm. He set aside the acres of rich, rolling land along the French Broad River for raising healthy livestock and...

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A Fantastical Creature

Posted on 07/14/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan

The Indian spice trade, Portuguese royalty, and a shipwreck: what do these adventure-story elements have to do with Biltmore House? There’s a connection to them in the Salon, in the form of...

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Top Tips for Traveling with Wine

Posted on 07/09/2015 by Jean Sexton

From road trips to air travel, the words “summer vacation” are ones we dream of all year long—there’s just something about warm weather that puts us in the mood to take...

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More than a housekeeper—a central figure in Biltmore House

Posted on 06/25/2015 by Judy Ross Comments(2)

You may not realize it from her position, but one of the significant figures in Biltmore’s past is Emily Rand King, who served as housekeeper and head of staff for the Vanderbilts from 1897...

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